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Cancer Research

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May 9, 2018 Fighting cancer is a team effort

By Dr. Peter A. Jones and Dr. Steve Baylin Co-leaders, Van Andel Research Institute–Stand Up To Cancer Epigenetics Dream Team Four years ago, we embarked…

May 8, 2018 Van Andel Research Institute expands cancer research program

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (May 8, 2018) — As part of its efforts to reveal the complex molecular causes of cancer, Van Andel Research Institute (VARI)…

April 5, 2018 Van Andel Research Institute scientists help redefine how cancer is categorized

Comprehensive scientific resource highlighted in more than two dozen papers published in Cell Press by The Cancer Genome Atlas GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (April 5, 2018)…

April 5, 2018 Comprehensive atlas redefines gastrointestinal cancers

Scientists now have a powerful new resource for developing better treatments for common cancers of the esophagus, stomach, colon and rectum, collectively known as gastrointestinal…

April 2, 2018 Scientists discover new method for measuring cellular age
Nature Genetics paper shows cells begin losing important DNA marks in utero

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., and LOS ANGELES (April 2, 2018) — A team led by scientists at Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) and

February 2, 2018 World Cancer Day 2018—We can. I can.

To mark World Cancer Day on Sunday, we asked our scientists and volunteers what they’re doing to help fight cancer. Here’s what they said…

December 28, 2017 What’s next for VAI in 2018

With the end of the year approaching, we asked the Institute’s leadership for a sneak peek into what they are most excited for in the…

October 18, 2017 Breast Cancer Awareness Month: A look at the latest research

Each year, more than 250,000 women in the U.S. will be diagnosed with breast cancer, making it the most common cancer in women, with the…